KARACHI– Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) had recently introduced an innovative medical device, termed as Capso–Vision, that specializes in diagnostic imaging of the gastrointestinal system.
Additional Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr. Arif Niaz, stated that the Capso-Vision medical device will empower physicians and patients by providing them with superior clinical outcomes and improving patient’s quality of life, altogether.
Capso-Vision is a capsule like device, used for endoscopic procedures, where the patient swallows a capsule with water and the device remains in the human body, for about 15 – 16 hours, and captures relevant images, that aid in diagnosis. After completion of the procedure, device retrieves from the patient’s body.
Dr. Arif further explained that, Capso-Vision helps to diagnose multiple intestinal problems and is a costly procedure performed at private health facilities. To maximize its reach, Capso-Vision procedure will be performed free of cost, within the premises of CHK, benefiting the needy patients.